giant wood fern, more...
[Aspidium goldianum Hook. ex Goldie, more]
Etymology: Dryopteris: from 2 Greek words drys, "oak," and pteris, "fern," possibly referring to the plant's habitat
Plants: perennial fern
Habitat: rich deciduous woods
Conservation Status: Native
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 10, Wetland Indicator = FAC USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc. University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Fern & Fern Allies: Photos, descriptions, information